The Green Woods Charter School in Upper Roxborough is scheduled to receive a Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence today.
The charter school, on the grounds of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, was recognized for a year-long watershed study conducted by fourth graders. Kathleen McGinty, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, is scheduled to present the award.
Green Woods was the only school among 12 organizations that won a Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence in 2007. - Martha Woodall